Kuhlman Scores Two Shorthanded Goals, P-Bruins Beat Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 4-3
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Karson Kuhlman led the way with two shorthanded goals on Friday night, as the Providence Bruins won their second consecutive game over the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 4-3.
Zach Senyshyn also recorded a multi-point game with two assists on the night. Dan Vladar got the start in goal for Providence, collecting 27 saves in his seventh win of the season.
1st 2nd 3rd Final
LEHIGH VALLEY 2 1 0 3
PROVIDENCE 1 3 0 4
JAY LEACH, HEAD COACH
"I think we had some good spurts early on, but we also had some mistakes in that first period. Right from the start of the second period, we had a really strong push. I thought we did well for the majority of that period. Getting two shorthanded goals was a huge boost for us. We've done that when given the opportunity and it's really great.
"In the third, we did a really nice job. We knew they would push and we focused on the things we needed to do to close out the game, which got us the two points."
ZACH SENYSHYN - TWO ASSISTS
"I've just been trying to trust the process and know that the points will come when I do the right things. I've just focused on doing the right things from the D-zone all the way through the whole 200 feet.
"We have an offensively explosive team and there's a ton of skill in that room. I know that when we do the right things, we'll be successful.
"It's nice to see us put a couple wins on the board and hopefully we can just build off of that and keep rolling here."
- With two shorthanded goals tonight, Karson Kuhlman has recorded five points (4G, 1A) in five games with the P-Bruins this season.
- The P-Bruins lead the AHL with 14 shorthanded goals this season.
- Ryan Fitzgerald scored the game-winning goal for Providence. With the goal, Fitzgerald has scored 10 times this season, topping his total of nine from last season.
- Zach Senyshyn recorded his first multi-point game of the season with two assists. He's on a three-game point streak with four points (1G, 3A) during that span.
- Brendan Gaunce scored his 11th goal of the season and has three goals in his last three games.
- The P-Bruins will remain in Providence, Rhode Island and take on the Hershey Bears on Saturday, January 25 at Dunkin' Donuts Center. Puck drop is set for 7:05 p.m. ET.
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